The Spark Blog

Category: Equality

  • Is it time for a ‘Family Day’ in the UK?

    Is it time for a ‘Family Day’ in the UK?

    We celebrate some elements of family in British life. We recognise Christmas Day as a time to spend with family and enjoy a public holiday in which to do it. Mother’s Day and Father’s Day recognise the contribution parents make to society. But the family unit itself does not get as much as a party…


  • Why Do We Do What We Do?

    Why Do We Do What We Do?

    Chances are that when we meet someone new one of the first questions we are asked is: ‘what do you do for a living?’  It breaks the ice, is a good starter for further conversation and helps build rapport. Here at The Spark a more important question is: ‘why do we do what we do?’ …


  • Who Cares for the Carers?

    Who Cares for the Carers?

    Despite being one of the richest countries in the world, the UK struggled to attend to the emotional and mental wellbeing of the long-term ill. Science and medicine have allowed us to make great strides in dealing with the physical symptoms of long-term illness. How we handle the mental and emotional health of patients has…